Gov. Scott: Virgin Voyages to Create 300 New Jobs at New Headquarters in Broward County

February 14, 2018

PLANTATION, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Virgin Voyages, a new cruise company by the global Virgin brands, has selected Plantation for their new headquarters, which will create 300 new jobs. The company will also invest $15.9 million in the local community. Earlier today, Governor Scott also announced Lockheed Martin would be expanding in [...]

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Ken Lawson Meets With Keys Leaders to Discuss the Importance of Fully Funding VISIT FLORIDA Following Hurricane Irma

February 08, 2018

TALLAHASSEE, FL—Yesterday, during Florida Keys Day in Tallahassee, VISIT FLORIDA President & CEO Ken Lawson met with leaders and residents from Monroe County to discuss the impact Hurricane Irma had on Florida’s tourism industry and of importance of fully funding VISIT FLORIDA.  Ken Lawson, President & CEO of VISIT FLORIDA said, "The Florida Keys is one [...]

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Hotel Pipeline Data Shows Importance of Fully Funding VISIT FLORIDA

February 05, 2018

TALLAHASSEE, FL—Today, VISIT FLORIDA released data indicating strong growth projections for Florida’s hotel industry. As tourism fuels record visitation and out-of-state spending numbers, construction in Florida’s hotel industry will continue to boom through 2020. This growth is directly correlated to VISIT FLORIDA’s strong marketing efforts that have led to record visitation numbers to the state.  According [...]

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